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" I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing at dawn on the alder bough; I brought him home, in his nest, at even; He sings the song, but it cheers not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky; He sang to my ear, they sang to my eye. "
Essays and Poems of Emerson - Page 449
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
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Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 316 pages
...round yon Alpine height ; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good...home, in his nest, at even ; He sings the song, but it cheers not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky; — He sang to my ear, — they sang to...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1883 - 761 pages
...flying ball ; The date fails not on the palm-tree tall; 3468 Emerson • Woodnotes. Ft. ii. Line 265 I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...dawn on the alder bough ; I brought him home, in his iiest, at even ; He sings the song, but it cheers not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - 1884 - 518 pages
...round yon Alpine height; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good...not bring home the river and sky;— He sang to my ear,—they sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay on the shore; The bubbles of the latest wave Fresh...
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Favorite Poems: Selected from English and American Authors

Joseph H. Head - 1884 - 456 pages
...round yon Alpine height. Nor knowest thot: what argument Tin' life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one — Nothing is fair or...sparrow's note from heaven. Singing at dawn on the alder-bough ; I brought him home, in his nest, at even ; Ho sings the song, but it pleases not now...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 10

Manchester Literary Club - 1884
...the text in " Nature," "Nothing is quite beautiful alone: nothing but is beautiful in the whole : " I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...alder bough ; I brought him home in his nest, at even ; I Ic sings the song, but it pleases not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky ; — He...
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Popular Educator, Volume 11

1893
...den, Gaes jinking through the thorn." ? TannahUl. 1. What did Emerson say of the sparrow's song? " I thought the sparrow's note from heaven Singing at dawn on the alder bough." 2. From which of Longfellow's poems is the following beautiful thought taken? '"Tie always morning...
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Magazine Essays: Containing a Few Short Essays Written During Leisure Hours

Leigh Hadley Irvine - 1886 - 44 pages
...argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one ; Nothing is good or fair alone. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...alder bough; I brought him home, in his nest, at even ; lie sings the song, but it pleases not now. For I did not bring borne the river and sky;— He sang...
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Friends in Feathers and Fur, and Other Neighbors: For Young Folks

James Johonnot - 1887 - 140 pages
...feast, Dear brindle cow, to-day." I THOUGHT the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing at dawn on the elder bough ; I brought him home ; in his nest, at even,...not now ; For I did not bring home the river and sky — LESSON XL VI. THE FROG AND ITS HOME. 1. HERE is a strange-looking creature — the frog. At first...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1888
...round yon Alpine height; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good...from heaven, Singing at dawn on the alder bough ; I brqught him home, in his nest, at even ; He sings the song, but it cheers not now, For I did not bring...
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American Notes and Queries, Volume 7

William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris - 1891
...retained its sounding qualities. There was something wanting, however, and, womanlike, she says : " I brought him home in his nest at even ; He sings the song, but it cheers not now ; For I did not bring home the river and sky , He sang to my ear, they sang to my eye."...
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